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Re: Cardback restoration

Postby Michael Sith » Sat Oct 27, 2018 10:58 pm

The restoration of pieces in this way for me is breathing life back into components and bringing vintage back to life, has to be a good thing.
The further we go in time the more we need to keep vintage components going, maybe they are not case fresh and super vintage finds, but it is vintage and putting components back together only makes sure we keep vintage pieces in a State that they are collectible as opposed to sat in drawers and cupboards gathering dust

Breathing life back into vintage has to be a good thing
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Re: Cardback restoration

Postby Palifan » Sun Oct 28, 2018 8:29 am

_Lee_ wrote:Bumping this up.

Cloud car pilot now complete. I dont think ive ever had so much satisfaction and enjoyme t in the hobby for a long time.



Another great one you've put together Lee, you really can't see that this was ever opened, well done sir!

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Re: Cardback restoration

Postby steve obi wan » Sun Oct 28, 2018 6:04 pm

I have always been a fan of reseals , getting moc’s at great prices , done correctly display beautifully .

Great job
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Re: Cardback restoration

Postby _Lee_ » Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:26 pm

Been looking for this card for a long time. Posdibly the toughesr yet but i got there ☺
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Re: Cardback restoration

Postby _Lee_ » Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:48 pm

Got Bossked!

Another restoration. Original bubble and footer and nametag replaced.
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Re: Cardback restoration

Postby Snaketibe » Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:05 pm

_Lee_ wrote:Got Bossked!

Another restoration. Original bubble and footer and nametag replaced.

It's always tough when the name tag / plate is missing. It looks like you've done a terrific job with that card, so congratulations!

Thanks for sharing :-)

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Re: Cardback restoration

Postby Mini99 » Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:41 pm

_Lee_ wrote:Got Bossked!

Another restoration. Original bubble and footer and nametag replaced.

Looks amazing, another fantastic job.

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Re: Cardback restoration

Postby Palifan » Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:33 pm

Great work as ever Lee and another vintage card back saved and made whole again. :D

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Re: Cardback restoration

Postby Cazza » Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:42 pm

They look superb, Lee 8)
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Re: Cardback restoration

Postby _Lee_ » Mon Dec 24, 2018 4:17 pm

New addition time. I've had a 5 day stay in hospital recently and am off work for.a few weeks so haven't been up to much. This arrived today and was a nice break and soothing for the mind :lol:

Rare ESB Hammerhead card. Not exactly amazing condition but good enough for me.to.work on. Really happy with this one. Just started on a Lobot but need the nameplate for.that.
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Re: Cardback restoration

Postby Ruby2511 » Mon Dec 24, 2018 7:07 pm

They look fantastic Lee, thanks for sharing 8)
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Re: Cardback restoration

Postby Ruby2511 » Mon Dec 24, 2018 7:08 pm

_Lee_ wrote:New addition time. I've had a 5 day stay in hospital recently and am off work for.a few weeks so haven't been up to much. This arrived today and was a nice break and soothing for the mind :lol:

Rare ESB Hammerhead card. Not exactly amazing condition but good enough for me.to.work on. Really happy with this one. Just started on a Lobot but need the nameplate for.that.


Get well soon mate :D
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Re: Cardback restoration

Postby Mini99 » Mon Dec 24, 2018 7:28 pm

_Lee_ wrote:New addition time. I've had a 5 day stay in hospital recently and am off work for.a few weeks so haven't been up to much. This arrived today and was a nice break and soothing for the mind :lol:

Rare ESB Hammerhead card. Not exactly amazing condition but good enough for me.to.work on. Really happy with this one. Just started on a Lobot but need the nameplate for.that.

Another great job, you’ve saved another one, well done.
Sory to hear of you ill health, get well soon.

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Re: Cardback restoration

Postby Snaketibe » Mon Dec 24, 2018 8:03 pm

Yes, get well soon, and thanks for sharing more of your impressive work :-)

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Re: Cardback restoration

Postby _Lee_ » Fri Jan 18, 2019 6:46 pm

Two more on the worktop tonight. Need to get a Tie pilot card before I can fix it. Price tag was covering up a tear on the card so a bit pissed off about that. Working on Ben now.
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